Select Checklist on the Body and Corporeality

               (available at the Centre for Contemporary Theory)


Ackerly, Brooke A. Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticism. New York:   

      Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Adams, Carol. J. The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical

      Theory. New York: Continuum, 2000.

Andrew, Barbara S. Keller, Jean. and Schwartzman, H. (eds). Feminist

Interventions in Ethics and Politics: Feminist Ethics and Social Theory.

Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2005.

Basu, Srimati (ed). Dowry & Inheritance. New Delhi: Women Unlimited, 2005.

Benthien, Claudia. Skin: On the Cultural Border Between Self and the World.  

      New York: Columbia University Press, 2002.

Bordo, Susan. Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture and the Body.   

           London: University of California Press, 2003.

__. The Male Body: A New Look at Men in Public and In Private.

      NewYork: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999.

__. Twilight Zones: The Hidden Life of Cultural Images From Plato to

      O.J. London: University of California Press, 1999.

Browne, Susan E. With The Power of Each Breath: A Disabled Womenís

      Anthology. San Francisco: Cleis Press, 1985.

Butler, Judith. Antigoneís Claim: Kinship Between Life & Death. New York:

      Columbia University Press, 2000.

__. Subjects of Desire: Hegelian Reflections in Twentieth-Century

France. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.

__. Undoing Gender. London: Routledge, 2004.

__. The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection. Stanford:

      Stanford University Press, 1997.

Copjec, Joan. Imagine Thereís No Woman: Ethics and Sublimation.

      Massachusettes: MIT Press, 2002.

Doniger, Wendy. The Women Who Pretended To Be Who She Was: Myths of Self-

      Imitation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Douglas, Mary. Purity and Danger: An Analyst of Concept of Pollution and

      Taboo. London: Routledge, 2002

Eisenstein, Zillah. Against Empire: Feminisms, Racism, and the West. New Delhi:

      Women Unlimited, 2004.

Felman, Shoshana. The Scandal of the Speaking Body. California: Stanford

      University Press, 2003.

Foster, Hal. Prosthetic Gods. London: MIT Press, 2004.

Foucault, Michel. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. New York:

      Vintage Books, 1995.

__. The History of Sexuality, Vol 1 Introduction. New York:

      Vintage Books, 1990.

__. The History of Sexuality, Vol 2 The Use of Pleasure. New York:

      Vintage Books, 1990.

__. The History of Sexuality, Vol 3 The Care of the Self. New York:

      Vintage Books, 1988.


Goldstein, Laurence (ed). Michigan Quarterly Review; A Special Issue The

Female Body Part One. Michigan: The University of Michigan, 1990.

__. Michigan Quarterly Review; A Special Issue The

Female Body Part Two. Michigan: The University of Michigan, 1991.

Guattari, Felix. Soft Subversions. New York: Semiotext (e),1996.

Gustav, Carl. Aspects of the Feminine. London: Routledge Classics, 2003.

Haase-Dubosc, Danielle (eds). French Feminism: An Indian Anthology. New

      Delhi: Sage Publications, 2002.

Howson, Alexandra. The Body in Society: An Introduction. Cambridge: Polity

      Press, 2003.

Jaggar M. Alison and Susan Bordo (eds). Gender/Body/Knowledge: Feminist

Reconstructions of Being and Knowing. London: Rutgers University Press, 2002.

Kirby, Vicki. Telling Flesh: The Substance of the Corporeal. London: Routledge,


Lakoff, George and Mark Johnson. Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind

      and its Challenge to Western Thought. New York: Basic Books, 1999.

Laqueur, Thomas. Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud.

      Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003.

Laqueur, Thomas W. Solitary Sex: A Cultural History of Masturbation. New

      York: Zone Books, 2003.

Menon, Nivedita. Recovering Subversion: Feminist Politics Beyond the Law.

      Delhi: Permanent Black, 2004.

Merck, Mandy. Naomi Segal and Elizabeth Wright (eds). Coming Out of

      Feminism?. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 1998.

Miller, Jacques-Alain. On Feminine Sexuality: The Limits of Love and

      Knowledge. London: W.W. Norton, 1998.

Minh-ha, Trin T. Woman Native Other. Bloomington: Indiana University Press,


Mohanty, Chandra Talpade. Feminism Without Borders: Decolonizing Theory,

      Practicing Solidarity. New Delhi: Raj Press, 2003.

Moi, Toril. Sexual/Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory. London: Routledge,


Murray, Stephen O. Homosexualities. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press,


Nicholson, Linda J. Feminism/Postmodernism. London: Routledge, 1989.

Nussabaum, Martha C. Women and Human Development: The Capabilities

      Approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Pollock, Griselda. Vision and Difference: Feminism, Femininity and the Histories

of Art. London: Routledge Classics, 2003.

Pollock, Griselda. Differencing The Canon: Feminist Desire and the Writing of

      Artís Histories. London: Routledge, 1999.

Protevi, John. Political Physics: Deleuze, Derrida and the Body Politc. London:  

      The Athlone Press, 2001.

Puri, Jyoti. Woman, Body, Desire in Post-Colonial India: Narratives of Gender

      and Sexuality. London: Routledge, 1999.

Rajan, Rajeswari Sunder. The Scandal of the State: Women, Law, and Citizenship

      in Postcolonial India. Delhi: Permanent Black, 2003.

Ray, Sangeeta. En-Gendering India: Woman and Nation in Colonial and

      Postcolonial Narratives. Durham: Duke University Press, 2000.

Rudnytsky, Peter L. and Andrew M Gordon. Psychoanalyses/Feminisms. New

      York: State University of New York Press, 2000.

Salih, Sara. Judith Butler. London: Routledge, 2002.

Salih, Sara and Judith Butler (ed). The Judith Butler Reader. Oxford: Blackwell

      Publishing, 2003.

Scarry, Elaine. The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World. New

      York: Oxford University Press, 1985.

Sinfield, Alan. On Sexuality and Power. New York: Columbia University Press,


Tweedie, Jill. In the Name of the Love: A Study of Sexual Desire. London: Tauris

      Parke, 2000.

Vicinus, Martha. Intimate Friends: Women Who Loved Women, 1778-1928.

      London: The University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Warhol Robyn R. and Diane Price Herndl (eds). Feminisms: An Anthology of

      Literary Theory and Criticism. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1997.

Weitz Rose (ed). The Politics of Womenís Bodies: Sexuality, Appearance, and

Behavior. NewYork: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Wilson, Elizabeth A. Psychosomatic: Feminism and the Neurological Body.

      London: Duke University Press, 2004.

Zizek, Slavoj. Organs without Bodies: Deleuze and Consequences. London:



(prepared by Kanchan Sinha, Librarian, Centre for Contemporary Theory)